DIRECTOR’S CUT series of 20th June 2010

Shanker Jaikishen had shaken up the world of Hindi film music with their innovative style…. They were riding high on their success upon success… With them, were their partners in ‘crime’….. Hasrat Jaipuri and Shailendra…. Writing lyrics, that would stand the test of time and competition….

A private lyric by Shailendra ji “तू ज़िन्दा है तो ज़िन्दगी की जीत में यकीन कर”

तू ज़िन्दा है तो ज़िन्दगी की जीत में यकीन कर, अगर कहीं है तो स्वर्ग तो उतार ला ज़मीन पर! सुबह औ’ शाम के रंगे हुए गगन… Read more “A private lyric by Shailendra ji “तू ज़िन्दा है तो ज़िन्दगी की जीत में यकीन कर””

Shailendra’s Unique Composition- Is it the 9th Alankar, “Shailendralankar” ?

Shailendraji wrote the song “Din Dhal Jaaye Haaye Raat Na Jaaye… Tu To Na Aaye, Teri Yaad Sataaye”. Whether by Design or by Default, He Created something Unique in this song which, to the best of my knowledge, has not been pointed out till now. In the world of Hindi Grammar, it may be something to include as an Example in Hindi grammar Books. Had I had A million Rupees to Offer as a Prize Money to the person who would Point It out, I would have Happily done that. Alas I don’t have that kind of Money.